ALBUMS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE
These were mostly albums that I loved desperately (and still love in some cases).
- •Different Class - PulpI listened to this millions of times and never got tired of it. It helped get me through most of high school.
- •100% Fun - Matthew SweetThis was probably the first album I owned that made me feel...different.
- •69 Love Songs - The Magnetic FieldsPurchased in a strange little music shop while I was in college, both volumes of this one were extremely important to me. Especially "Papa Was a Rodeo."
- •Abbey Road - The BeatlesDuh
- •19 - AdeleNot only was she so good, but Adele also taught me a great deal about glamour.
- •Judy at Carnegie Hall - Judy GarlandSo vulnerable and epic. I have loved this album so long and own it in every form possible: vinyl, cassette, CD, and digital.
- •Tapestry - Carole KingOne of my mother's favorites and she passed that on to me. Even now, when I hear a song from it, I always think of her.
- •Back to Black - Amy WinehouseI still remember very clearly the first time I heard "Rehab" and thought, "Damn!" The title song and "I'm No Good" have helped me through a million low days. Poor Amy.
- •Barchords - BahamasI saw Bahamas at Mountain Stage and it was absolutely the most electric performance I have ever seen. I still listen to this one on a loop.
- •Get Skintight - The DonnasI was briefly a punk and it was mostly due to The Donnas. I haven't been cool since. Oh, well.